Frequently Asked Questions

We hope that you can find the information that you need throughout our website, below are some of the most commonly asked questions.

How do I book tickets?
You can book tickets online 24 hours a day or by calling our Box Office on 020 7359 4404 (click here for Opening Hours). If you are experiencing problems booking online or have a query about an existing booking please visit our Booking & Ticket Queries page.

Can I exchange my tickets or get a refund?
For details of our exchange and refund policies please see our Terms and Conditions.

How do I find out the running time of a performance?
We usually don’t know the exact running time of a show until the first night of previews. After this you can find the information on the Dates & Tickets tab of the relevant production in the What’s On section. About a week before the show opens you can speak to the Box Office on 020 7359 4404 who should be able to give you a guide running time.

Can I buy a programme for a past production?
We don’t generally keep programmes once a production has finished. However if you email we will happily check our archives and if we have a programme we will post it to you.

Can I use photographs or other images from an Almeida Theatre production?
Most of the images and photography that we use in the publicity for our shows are only available for us to use for our own marketing materials. If you have a query about using a photograph or image please email and we will try and assist you.

I am a photographer and would like to work with you
We have a portfolio of photographers that we regularly work with and often specific photographers are used at the request of a director. Email with a link to your website and if your work is relevant we will keep your details on file for future use.

Have you got any current vacancies?
All vacancies for permanent staff, as well as part time front of house and bar work are advertised on the jobs section of this site.

Can I do a Work Placement at the Almeida?
We offer Student Placements. Current Placements are advertised in the Jobs at the Almeida section of our website.
For more general information about careers in the theatre, you might be interested in the following websites:
Creative & Cultural Skills

How do I apply to work as an Assistant Director?
We are in the process of re-structuring the assistant director positions at the Almeida so please check back at a later date for further details.

How can I get cast in an Almeida production?
The Almeida does not have a casting department and each production is cast using a freelance casting director. If you would like to be considered in an acting role one of our productions please email giving details the production you wish to be considered for, and we will give you the appropriate contact.

Do you run a Youth Theatre?
Almeida Projects run a number of projects and initiatives to open up our work to young audiences. These range from School workshops and residencies to Saturday morning drama classes. Young Friends of the Almeida also provides many opportunities for 15 – 25 year olds.

For more information about our full range of activities, plus more information or resources that may be of interest please visit the Projects section of our site.

Do you accept scripts?
The Almeida does not have a literary department and subsequently is unable to read unsolicited scripts. If you have written a script, we suggest you contact Soho Theatre & Writers Centre or the Royal Court as they may be able to help you.

Do you have a Membership scheme?
Yes, as a registered charity we rely on the generous support of individuals to help us fundraise and keep our theatre alive each night with performances that inspire, excite and are accessible to all. Full details about how you can support the Almeida Theatre can be found in the Support Us section of the website.

Alternatively please call the Development team on 020 7288 4930 or email 

How can I support the Almeida?
As a registered charity we need to fundraise one third of our income. You can support the Almeida in a number of ways, including becoming a Member or making a donation. Full details about how you can support the Almeida Theatre can be found in the Support Us section of the website. Alternatively please call the Development team on 020 7288 4930 or email


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